Our 8th Annual Open Tournament is booked !

8th Annual Open Tournament - 21st. Sept 2024


We are pleased to announce that we have booked this years tournament for 21st September to be held again at the awesome TransAlta Tri-Leisure Centre in Spruce Grove. Registration will be online through Trackie - link will be posted closer to the date but in plenty time to organize your visit with us. Keep checking this page for updates and announcements - Like us on Facebook for news !

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Advertising & Sponsorship Packages Now Available !

 The tournament will bring together talented amateur martial artists, enthusiasts, from across the province and the community. The PSKA is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the physical, mental, and spiritual development of individuals through Shotokan Karate. The tournament is an important fundraising event for the PSKA, which provides affordable instruction to the community. The event is expected to have 160 entries and approximately 200 direct spectators, with a total exposure of 750-1000. There are four sponsorship tiers available: Platinum ($1,500), Gold ($1,000), Silver ($500), and Bronze ($250). Each sponsorship tier offers different benefits, including logo placement, advertisement opportunities, and social media recognition.

Please click the link below to download the Sponsorship Package with more details and how you can support us !

Thanks to our sponsors !

This is event is an important fundraiser for PSKA. We are a registered non-profit organization whose Instructors and Board Members fully volunteer their time and expertise in order to provide top quality instruction.  A financial burden on families and individuals should not be a barrier to participation.

Without the support of our valued community partners this event and our programming would not be possible. Our thanks and appreciation to:

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Silver Sponsor 1

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Tournament Info

Register at: https://www.trackie.com/event/CSKANorthern2024
Registration deadline 19 Sept 2024 Midnight

General Info

Start time - 9:00 AM End time - 5:00 PM
Location: TransAlta Tri-Leisure Centre, 221 Jennifer Heil Way, Spruce Grove AB T7X 4J5

Categories:
White to Orange Belt = Novice
Green to Purple Belt = Intermediate
Brown & Black Belts = Advanced
(Categories may be combined where # of entries dictate)

Minimum Protective Equipment Required (must have - no exceptions):
1. Mouth Guard
2. WKF style hand mitts only
Optional Protective Equipment:
1. Chest Protector
2. Head protection for children
3. Shin and foot protection for children

Clarifications regarding Team Kata and Kumite events:
Please note: Entries for these events will be taken on the day of the Tournament and will be sorted accordingly and to determine if there are enough entries for Team Events to take place.
Please hand in your Teams to the Tournament Directors table by 9:00 AM.

Team Kumite: Min 3 competitors. Teams will be sorted by gender, age and skill level and will only compete against their respective gender, age and levels.

Team Kata: 3 competitors per team, can be mixed gender, age and level. Depending on the number of teams entered: Teams will be sorted by age and skill level and will compete against their respective age and/or levels if there are sufficient entries. 
All Kata Teams will compete against each other if there are insufficient entries to group otherwise There is no charge for Team Events.

Tournament Rules

Rules: Based on WSKA Shobu-Ippon. Please make yourself familiar with scoring criteria etc. Download here:

WSKA Rules

If you or any of your senior students are experienced in officiating and would like to volunteer, please let us know and we would be glad to utilize them!